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Clinical Nurse Coordinator - Plastic Surgery (Full Time, Day Shift)

Miami, Florida

By becoming a nurse at Nicklaus Children’s, you will be responsible for the planning and delivery of patient and family centered care that meets the quality of standards at our Magnet designated hospital. We are looking for a nurse to provide compassion and knowledge every day.

Position Type: Full Time

Shift Schedule: Days

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  • We believe in inspiring hope and promoting lifelong health.
  • We are a trusted partner to children and their families, not only in times of illness, but throughout their life journey.
  • We are guided by the CREATE (collaboration, responsibility, empowerment, advocacy, transformation, empathy) values and behaviors.

Joining a new organization can be daunting or overwhelming. But at Nicklaus, your colleagues make you feel welcomed. They taught me to celebrate our accomplishments and band together during challenging times. This is not easy to find in healthcare these days, so I’m grateful to have found an amazing place to work with people and leadership who have my well-being in mind.

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Part-time and full-time employees receive the same benefits package.

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Nursing Step Program – Magnet Clinical Ladder

Benefits Package

Healthcare, Dental, PTO, Life Insurance


Job ID 26368 Date posted 04/12/2024


Job Summary

Assumes clinical and organizational responsibility for the clinical team, so as to provide the best possible quality of care for each patient.

Job Specific Duties

  • Assists physician during clinic hours. 
  • Assists physician with nursing and/or administrative tasks for successful operative and clinic cases including basic wound care, suture removal, and dressing changes.
  • Collaborates with a multidisciplinary team to coordinate patient care including multidisciplinary outpatient appointments. 
  • Responsible for patient and family education needs analysis, family education, and teaching, and customizing the information to assist with problem resolution. 
  • Coordinates scheduling of operative cases. 
  • Leads the coordination of complex care from admission to outpatient follow up, including participation in patient clinical rounds and follow up on inpatient care. 
  • Responsible for coordinating treatment plans and goals for team and having these incorporated into the patient's treatment. 
  • Serves as liaison between clinicians and patients and is responsible to communicate with the medical and nursing staff and leaders on the coordination of care and patient and family support. 
  • Informs staff of any changes that affect their daily workflow to ensure complete communication within the service area and avoid any errors. 
  • Responsible to communicate with families regarding prescriptions, referrals, and any documentation needed for successful treatment. 
  • Performs service recovery when applicable to maximize the patient and family experience. 
  • Coordinates patient discharge after clinic when applicable, provides follow up appointments as needed, and updates EHR when necessary.


Minimum Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing from an accredited school of nursing
  • RN Licensure within the State of Florida or Multi-State Enhanced Nursing License Compact (eNLC) – maintain active and in good standing throughout employment
  • American Heart Association BLS - maintain active and in good standing throughout employment
  • 1-3 years of experience in a pediatric setting

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Bilingual: English/Spanish preferred.
  • Ability to quickly coordinate the interdisciplinary team so that patient goals and best patient outcomes are achieved.
  • Good organizational and time management skills.
  • Intermediate skill in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint.

Job :

Nursing - Clinical

Primary Location :

Florida-Miami-Nicklaus Children's Hospital - Main Hospital Campus

Department :


Job Status

:Full Time
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